Looking to cut back on your meat intake and load up on more veggies? (Eating Less Red Meat Can Save Your LifeAnd the Planet.) You don’t have to sacrifice the flavor and texture of the good stuff. Cauliflower, a member of the cabbage family, is sturdy enough to replace meat, yet tender enough to make rice and use in salads.
What’s more, the cruciferous vegetable also contains hefty doses of vitamins C, K, and B6, folate, and fiber. It also provides a healthy dose of cancer-protecting antioxidants. In fact, people are so head over heels over cauliflower that an absolute frenzy has emerged over a recent shortage due to cold weather in California and Arizona, the Wall Street Journal reports. Low supply and booming demand are jacking prices upwards of $8 a head—that’s up 30 percent from last year, according to the USDA. Stock up while you can.
Here are 10 healthy recipes to cook up with the new “it” vegetable.Back to top